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James William Dowell

January 2, 1955 - August 9, 2020


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    Deborah Dowell says

    My brother Jim left us too soon. He didn’t suffer he had Dale by his side and a preacher. I lost a peice of my heart when he went to be with our Lord. He is sadly missed. God bless us all. Help us to understand in our grief.

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    Bonnie Adams says

    I just found out that a very dear a close friend of my family as left this world today. It sad to say good bye to this person because of all the Love he has given to all of his close friend and adopted family members that knew him or even came to Love this man. Jim you are one of a Kind and you will be missed. My Heart hurts , for I didn’t get to say good bye , but I will see you on the other side my brother one day and we watch the sun come up again soon. Miss you and Love you Always . Sis Bonnie Adams (Brown).

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James William Dowell, 65, passed away on August 9, 2020. He was born on January 2, 1955 to William and Charlotte Dowell in Columbus, Indiana.

Jim was a people person. He had such a big personality and loved making people laugh. He was willing to help anyone he could. Jim served his country in the United States Navy and was a Vietnam Navy Veteran. He was a cook for over 30 years. Jim collected Wizard of Oz memorabilia and angels. He also enjoyed watching classic horror and sci-fi movies. He also enjoyed watching Golden Girls, Designing Women, and Touched By an Angel. He loved to listen to classic rock and disco music.

Jim is survived by his partner of 37 years Dale Corrie; his mother Charlotte Dowell; his siblings Kenny Dowell and Debbie Dowell; his niece Melissa Dowell; his nephews Tim Dowell and Chris Dowell; and his close friends Marty Haugland and Steve Moore.

Jim was preceded in death by his father William Dowell.

As per Jim’s wishes, there will be no service at this time. Private memorial will be at a later date.